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17th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

VARSS report - more reaction


Confirmation of a notable reduction in sales of antibiotics for UK livestock has been welcomed by the Government and the livestock industry. 

17th Nov 2016

Prices

Cranswick establishes presence in Northern Ireland


Cranswick, one of the UK's biggest pork processors, has established a significant presence in Northern Ireland with the acquisition of Dunbia Ballymena.cranswick

16th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

Are you an Antibiotic Guardian?


The NPA is urging all members to become Antibiotic Guardians by signing up to a simple pledge. 

16th Nov 2016

Environment

More activity - members' update


We have been made aware of yet more animal rights activity targeting the pig sector.

15th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

New website launched to explain the facts about antibiotics in livestock


The RUMA alliance has launched a new website explaining the facts about antibiotic use in livestock and offering advice on tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

15th Nov 2016

Environment

Animal rights activity - update


We have an update on the ongoing activity of animal rights campaigners targeted at the pig sector. 

14th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

RUMA hits back at medics' calls for antibiotic ban


The RUMA alliance has issued a strongly worded response to calls by medics for an immediate UK ban on preventative mass medication of farmed livestock.

14th Nov 2016

HealthWelfare

Pig industry stepping up to the antibiotic challenge


As World Antibiotic Awareness Week gets underway, the NPA has issued an upate on progress with its Antibiotic Stewardship Programme. 

13th Nov 2016

NPANews

Forum update - another great National Pig Awards event


A self-confessed curmudgeonly, grumpy, old northern git enjoyed himself on Wednesday night. Find out why in our latest forum post. 

11th Nov 2016

NPANews

First aid advice - how to spot signs of a stroke


The NPA is urging all employers and anyone who reads this site to be aware of the latest NHS advice on looking out for signs of a stroke.

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